Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods to try and turn gang members and no-hopers into some of the country's top algebra and calculus students.

  1. Ramón Menéndez

    Director, Writer

  2. Tom Musca


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Status Released

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  • March 11, 1988
    PG, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget -

Revenue $13,994,920.00

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